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Jeff Emtman

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I make documentaries and I like to teach people about sound.
Member since 2013


  • Berlin, Germany

Contact Jeff

Jeff is available for

I'm available for freelance editing, sound design, composition and scoring.

Also, teaching/consulting/tutoring on topics including sound, story and experimental technique.

I also coach audio producers of all levels via AIR's Soundpath mentorship program:
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Voice
  • Other
  • Teaching

About Jeff

In 2012, I started Here Be Monsters, a podcast about fear, beauty, and the unknown.

I produce and edit freelance documentary projects, and I regularly teach podcast production and sound design techniques, especially using the software Reaper. I also make music for podcasts under the name "The Black Spot". CV Available on request.

Jeff's Portfolio



  • Mixing
  • Tape Syncs
  • Story Editing
  • Sound Design
  • Scrubbing and Audio Editing
  • Scoring
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Mentoring
  • Interviewing
  • Hosting
  • Field Recording
  • Field Producing
  • Composition
  • Audio Engineering
  • Voiceover


  • Tascam DR100 MKIII digital recorder
  • Zoom F3, 32 bit floating point digital recorder
  • Beyerdynamic M58 Omnidirectional ENG mic
  • Audio Technica AT835ST Stereo Shotgun mic
  • Reaper
  • Ableton Live Suite and Max For Live
  • Izotope RX9 Advanced
  • Other bits and bobs.

Previous Work

  • News and Public Affairs Director at KUGS-FM Bellingham (2011)
  • Board Operator at Northwest Public Radio (2009)